We are proud to announce that our Associate Director and Professor Emerita Ruth Soetendorp, was awarded a Special Honorary Trailblazer Award at the Global Women Inventor and Innovator Network Awards in December 2021.
It was given in “special recognition and appreciation for her commitment to the advancement and empowerment of women inventors and innovators across the globe.
Prof. Soetendorp has been dedicated and has made selfless contribution over the years to the capacity building of an astonishing number of ingenious women. Her knowledge transfer of intellectual property and her extraordinary influence has had a significant impact at GlobalWIIN and has helped to advance and empower women inventors and innovators across the globe. Prof. Ruth knowledge transfer extends to assisting consumers use IP to ensure they are purchasing safe, guaranteed products. Prof. Ruth, has worked tirelessly in raising awareness of the many aspects that can be protected therefore helping many reap the full benefits of their inventions and innovations”.
Many congratulations Ruth!
You can find out more about the award ceremony and winners, here.